Fact Check: The Lead with Jake Tapper

As the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) continues to wage their illegal protest of the Dakota Access pipeline, the media continues to mishandle, or simply ignore, the facts. The most recent example: CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper.

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The piece, featuring an interview with SRST Chairman David Archambault, exemplifies the inaccurate coverage the protest and the Dakota Access project has received.…

MAIN coalition spokesperson Craig Stevens issued the following statement on Judge Boasberg’s decision

As activity has continued to ramp up on media reporting of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the MAIN coalition is also ramping up its media and public outreach. To that end, I will be providing context and comment on behalf of the coalition moving forward.

 As you know, the Dakota Access pipeline has been federally permitted and, already, more than 200 miles have been completed.

Fact Check: Missouri River Crossing

There is a pipeline crossing Lake Oahe near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

It stretches over a thousand miles from the high plains near the Canadian Border to Illinois and Indiana where the products it carries can be distributed for consumption throughout a resource-thirsty Midwest. Do you think you can guess what we’re referring to?…